List of Important Idioms and Phrases Beginning with G & H
In this article, we should read related to the Idioms & Phrases Important for the upcoming DSSSB.
- Getaway Scot free - बिना सजा पाए बच निकलना
Meaning: To avoid the punishment that you deserve
Example: If you don't take out a complaint against him he'll get off Scot-free!
- Good Samaritan-दूसरों की मदद करने वाला
Meaning: the person who unselfishly helps others,
Example: He's such a good Samaritan. He used to take after my grandmother when she was ill.
- Green-eyed monster- ईर्ष्यालु
Example: I'd no idea you were so susceptible to the green-eyed monster.
- Go the extra mile- किसी की मदद के लिए कुछ भी कर जाना
Meaning: Going above and beyond whatever is required for the task at hand.
Example: Vipin is a nice guy, always ready to go the extra mile for his friends.
- Go out on a limb- खुद मुसीबत में रहके दोसरों की मदद करना
Meaning: Put yourself in a tough position in order to support someone/ something.
Example: You can't find your dog? I'm going to go out on a limb and say he jumped over the fence and got loose.
- Hell in a hand basket-आने वाली समस्या के लिए नेतृत्व करना
Meaning: Deteriorating headed for complete disaster.
Example: The fortunes of the Restaurant did not change with a change in management and soon they were going to hell in a handbasket.
- Hale and hearty- पूरी तरह स्वस्थ
Meaning: very healthy and strong
Example: At 80 Nitish is hale and hearty, getting up at six every morning to walk five miles.
- Hold your horse- संयम रखो
Meaning: Be patient.
Example: You must hold your horse to clear any exam.
- Hit the bull’s eye- सटीक
Meaning: get something exactly right, or be on target.
Example: The finance minister’s speech on attracting new investments hit the bull’s eye.
- head over heels- अचानक प्यार में पड़ना
Meaning: fall deeply and completely in love, especially suddenly
Example: She and her husband make an amazing couple. They are head over heels in love and are very supportive of each other.
- Hit the nail on the head-किसी चीज़ के बारे में एकदम सही होना
Meaning: be accurately right about something
Example: He is a smart debugger. Every time you take a broken code to him, he will hit the nail on the head and tell you the exact problem.
- High on the hog-आलिशान रहन सहन
Meaning: Living in luxury.
Example: He will not be able to live in these conditions because he has always had it from high on the hog.
This article tends to be beneficial for the following exams - REET, UPTET, CTET, Super TET, DSSSB, KVS, etc.
You may refer to the following books:
|Serial No.||Book Name||Author Name|
|1.||IDIOMS and PHRASES Anglo||Roshan Tolani|
|2.||Popular English Idioms and Phrases: English Idiomatic Expressions||Manik Joshi|
|3.||Idioms, Phrases & Proverbs with Hindi Meanings & Usage||H S Bhatia and P S Bhatia|
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